The unexamined life is not worth living.
Quote by Socrates
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I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing.
He is a man of courage who does not run away, but remains at his post and fights against the enemy.
I only wish that ordinary people had an unlimited capacity for doing harm then they might have an unlimited power for doing good.
True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.
Where there is reverence there is fear, but there is not reverence everywhere that there is fear, because fear presumably has a wider extension than reverence.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
All men's souls are immortal, but the souls of the righteous are immortal and divine.
By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you'll become happy if you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher.
Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good for us.
Be slow to fall into friendship but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
Men become much more attractive when they start looking older. But it doesn't do much for women, though we do have an advantage: make-up.
My dad was a Methodist minister.
Great perils have this beauty, that they bring to light the fraternity of strangers.
I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.
The most beautiful as well as the most ugly inclinations of man are not part of a fixed biologically given human nature, but result from the social process which creates man.
I don't build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build.
All the legal action I've taken against newspapers has had a massively positive effect on my life and achieved exactly what I wanted, which is privacy and non-harassment.
The Ukrainian community is tight-knit by nature.
Over and over, we hear politicians say they can't spend our tax dollars on environmental protection when the economy is so fragile.
That's a central part of philosophy, of ethics. What do I owe to strangers? What do I owe to my family? What is it to live a good life? Those are questions which we face as individuals.